Lifestyle  /  Published 24.03.22

An exclusive excerpt from 'The Black Magic Women' by Moushumi Kandasamy

Certain incomprehensible incidents do take place in the daylight too. Like what had happened the previous day, prior to the night when I had heard the peacock. It was between ease and uneasiness. Clas...
By Moushumi Kandasamy

North East  /  Published 28.11.21

Assamese option for job exams

Chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Saturday announced that the Assam Civil Services examinations would also be conducted in Assamese from next year. Now, the exams are held only in English. The A...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Entertainment  /  Published 14.08.21

Few moments from 10 films that signify freedom

Visaranai Language: Tamil Vetrimaaran’s visceral and brutal Visaranai revolves around four Tamilian migrant workers imprisoned in a Guntur prison for a crime they did not commit. Voiceless and...
By Santanu Das (t2 intern)

Entertainment  /  Published 05.08.21

Village Rockstars: Defiantly a feminist film

When Dhunu gets her first period, the women of the village pull her inside her home and instruct her not to leave. “She can’t see a boy and is not allowed to eat rice,” they say. She...
By Santanu Das (t2 intern)

North East  /  Published 27.06.21

Gauhati HC nudge on hospital rates

Gauhati High Court has nudged the Assam government to reconsider the rates fixed by the state administration for treating Covid-19 patients in private hospitals as the capped charges “prima faci...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati


North East  /  Published 05.02.20

The subtle art of serving tea

Organisers of the third edition of the Assamese Tea Ceremony said the tradition of serving tea in baan batis (brass metal bowls) should be popularised globally.The third edition of the ceremony will b...
By Our Special Correspondent in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 13.11.18

Chhath song in Assamese

An Assamese song on Chhath Puja was released for the first time in Assam to popularise the festival that is now being observed by many communities.The song Korisu puja aibaar (I am doing the puja this...
By Ali Fauz Hassan in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 22.01.19

Assamese Chinese back citizen bill protests

Some members of the microscopic Assamese Chinese community, who have long acculturated in mainstream Assamese society, have lent their voice to protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019....
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 25.01.20

Assamese to be made mandatory in schools

The Assam government is mulling a new law to make Assamese a mandatory subject in all schools of the state, excluding Barak Valley and Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) soon. The law will mak...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

North East  /  Published 24.01.20

Sabha, Ajmal prod on Assamese

The Asam Sahitya Sabha and the All India United Democratic Front (AIUDF) on Friday jointly urged the people, especially Muslims living in sar areas, to mention Assamese as their mother tongue in the 2...
By Rokibuz Zaman in Guwahati


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